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The humid weather coming to Oregon could help fight fires, but it carries the risk of flooding

Forecasts of light rain in the Pacific Northwest have given hope that firefighters can control some of the fires raging in Oregon on Thursday. But rain also carries the risk of flash flooding in burnt areas, according to the National Weather Service. Areas near the Archie Creek and Thielsen fires are guarded from flooding until 11pm. PT Thursday. “Locally heavy …

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The Trump administration prepares a major arms sale to Taiwan

The United States is preparing to sell seven packages of weapon systems to Taiwan, a congressional aide told CNN, saying it was unclear when Congress would be formally informed of the sales, as required by law. A US official said the administration will soon formally approve a broad sale of MQ-9B Reaper drones. The value of the drones and associated …

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A woman holds suspicion of fatal stabbing at gunpoint in Michigan

An 85-year-old man was stabbed to death inside a southern Michigan supermarket, but his attacker was unable to escape because a woman who witnessed the attack held him at gunpoint until police arrived. 17 September 2020, 20:42 • 2 min of reading Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article ADRIAN, Michigan – An 85-year-old man was stabbed to death inside …

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The former chief collaborator of the Pence coronavirus task force denounces Trump and supports Biden in a new video

Olivia Troye, who was a national security adviser to Pence and her chief of staff on the White House Coronavirus Task Force, accused in the two-minute video that Trump failed to protect the American public because he only cared about himself and to be re-elected. Troye’s criticism is particularly striking due to his role to work on the coronavirus task …

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TikTok deal: Oracle, ByteDance and Treasury accept US majority stake: report

The US government has “tentatively accepted” an agreement between Oracle and TikTok parent company ByteDance over TikTok’s ownership structure, Bloomberg reported Thursday. According to reports from Bloomberg and Reuters, US investors will have a majority stake in a newly created US-based TikTok. Oracle is expected to claim a 20% stake, with US investors from Walmart and ByteDance also involved. The …

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Accelerating the FDNY truck hits the ambulance, killing a patient

A ladder truck running towards a burning building crashed into an ambulance carrying a heart attack victim early Thursday morning in Brooklyn, killing the patient and seriously injuring his sister, who was traveling with him to the hospital. Six firefighters and two emergency services personnel were also injured in the accident and were in stable condition in a hospital. Two …

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Mass. Parents knew the child had coronavirus, sent him on the first day of school anyway, officials say

A Massachusetts high school student went to in-person classes on the first day of school despite testing positive for coronavirus days earlier, officials said. Now, about 30 people who came into contact with the Attleboro High School student are in two-week quarantine. The mayor of Attleboro, a city about 39 miles southwest of Boston, said the student was tested on …

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Portland riots: Department of Justice considered prosecuting charges against city officials in violent riots

The Justice Department has been exploring possible criminal or civil charges against local officials in Portland, Oregon after weeks of clashes between federal law enforcement and violent protesters, spokesperson Kerri Kupec told Fox News. Kupec declined to comment on whether the department will eventually bring the charges. He said there were no specific charges in mind, rather, DOJ officials were …

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